Dr. Kewal Krishan

Director Heart Transplant & LVAD

22 Years of Experience
Sr. Consultant Cardiology
MBBS, MS, M.Ch(CTVS) & DNB(CTVS)

Saket Institutional Area, Saket, Saket Institutional Area, Saket, New Delhi, Delhi 110017

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Dr. Kewal Krishan - Heart Transplant & LVAD Surgeon in India

Dr. Kewal Krishan is the director of Heart Transplant & LVAD, Senior Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket. He has done four years of advanced clinical fellowship at world’s top hospitals including Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA and Mount Sinai Medical center New York, USA where he gained expertise in advanced therapies.

Dr Kewal Krishan - Heart Transplant and LVAD Heart Surgeon in India

Dr. Kewal is one of a handful of surgeons in India who are formally trained in all aspects of heart transplantation. He was trained intensively in the entire spectrum of ventricular assist devices including bridge to transplant, short term and long term devices and destination therapy.

Dr. Kewal Krishan has done four years of advanced clinical fellowships at world’s top hospitals including Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN, USA and Mount Sinai Medical center New York, USA where he acquired expertise in advanced therapies in end stage heart failure. He was trained by internationally renowned surgeons for Heart Transplant and Ventricular Assist Devices. He is one of a handful of Indian surgeons who is formally trained in all aspects of transplantation. He was trained intensively in the entire spectrum of ventricular assist devices including bridge to transplant, short term and long term devices and destination therapy. His other area of specialized training is Extra Coporeal Membrane Oxygenation(ECMO).

He became proficient to an advanced level in performing complex cardiac operations including Redo surgeries during fellowships. Dr.Kewal has published widely in the field of cardiac surgery authoring over fifty scientific articles and abstracts published in peer-reviewed journals or presented at international scientific meetings including

  • First Heart Transplant of Max Healthcare
  • Maximum number of LVADs in North India
  • Maximum number of ECMOs in the country

Specialty Interest:

  • Technical Excellence in Cardiac Surgery
  • Heart Transplantation & Assist Devices
  • Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Support
  • Redo Surgeries
  • Aortic (Dissection/Homografts) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Aortic & Mitral Valve Replacement

Qualification

  • MBBS, Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner
  • MS (General Surgery), SMS Medical College, Jaipur
  • M.Ch (CTVS), SMS Medical College,Jaipur
  • DNB (CTVS), Diplomat of National Board, New Delhi
  • Advanced Clinical Fellow, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesotta, USA
  • Advanced Clinical Fellowship, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA
  • Heart Mate II, Heart Ware, Dura Heart & Heart Mate XVE Device training, New York, USA

Work Experience

  • Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Medanta – The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana
  • Jr. Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Escorts Heart Institute & Research Center, New Delhi

Awards and Achievements

  • Numerous Publications & Chapters in International Journals & Books related to Advanced & Complex Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Multiple Presentations in International Scientific Meetings for innovative techniques
  • Reviewer of many publications for International Journals

Memberships

  • Member of International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)
  • Member of Ross Community
  • Member of Mayo Clinic Alumni Association
  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
  • Life Membership & Fellowship of Indian Association of Cardio-thoracic Surgeons (FIACS)
  • Member of Heart Failure Society of India
  • Member of Cardiothoracic Net (CTSNet)
  • Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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